Nigerian-born Onyinye D. Balogun, M.D. and Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine will tell us the status today of cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Dr. Balogun, who moved to the United States as a child, was inspired to became a doctor after a trip to Nigeria to visit an aunt who had breast cancer. Her aunt was scarred from poorly administered radiation therapy, leading Dr. Balogun to become determined to find better ways to provide radiotherapy. Dr. Balogun is a graduate of Harvard and the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Balogun began her residency training at the University of Chicago, completing her final year at NYU. She has conducted and published research on breast cancer and brain metastases. Dr. Balogun is also engaged in hepatocellular cancer research and global health activities.
Thursday, November 8 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Weill Greenberg Center, The Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center, 2nd FL
1305 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021